Archive | November, 2008

Mobile Phone Noise: I’m On the Train!!!

Brad Shorr is running a project highlighting the uses and abuses of cellphones, aka mobile phones. Listening to other people’s phone conversations is one of the strangest things we have adjusted to in modern times.  Listening to other people’s business deals, meal plans, lovers’ tiffs, fights with neighbours, worries about a bill that’s not been [...]

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Thinking About Self-Publishing? Read This Book

Thinking About Self-Publishing? Read This Book

I first heard about The Well Fed Self-Publisher when Yvonne Russell wrote about it one weekend at the Writers’ Cafe.  When she told me about not just the book but the way the author Peter Bowerman had connected with her - modelling all the behaviours he talks about in his book - I knew it [...]

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Why You’re Never Too Late To Comment Here

How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before it’s afternoon. December is here before it’s June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon? (Dr Seuss) Internet time is like that.  It flashes past in a blink of an eye.  Posts, comments, links, and tweets [...]

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Writing About the Age of Conversation

Writing About the Age of Conversation

The Age of Conversation 2 is what you might call a writing experiment on a grand scale.  It’s a project that has brought together 239 authors from 15 nations to write on a voluntary basis about ‘The Age of Conversation’, with the proceeds going to charity. The book was launched on the 29th October and [...]

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Quotes on Experimenting, Writing, Art and Life

Quotes on Experimenting, Writing, Art and Life

Quotes on the value of experimentation.

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